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'''Bartolomé de las Casas''' (; c. 1484 – 18 July 1566) was a 16th-century Spanish Empire|Spanish historian, social reformer and Dominican Order|Dominican friar. He became the first resident Bishop of Chiapas, and the first officially appointed "Protector of the Indians". His extensive writings, the most famous being ''A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies'' and ''Historia de Las Indias'', chronicle the first decades of colonization of the Spanish West Indies|West Indies and focus particularly on the atrocities committed by the colonizers against the indigenous peoples. Arriving as one of the first European settlers in the Americas, he initially participated in, but eventually felt compelled to oppose the atrocities...
TypeBishop
Imagesize| see = Roman Catholic Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas|Chiapas
ProvinceArchdiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez|Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Enthroned13 March 1544
Ended11 September 1550
Other postProtector of the Indians
Ordination1510
Consecration30 March 1554
Consecrated byBishop Diego de Loaysa, Augustinian Recollects|O.R.S.A.
Birth nameBartolomé de las Casas
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